What Is Asthma?
Krystina Ostermeyer
Krystina Ostermeyer
July 16, 2018
What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic condition that causes the inflammation in the lungs when exposed to a trigger, causing difficulty breathing.

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Seasonal Asthma

A Guide to Seasonal Asthma

One out of thirteen Americans deals with asthma in some form. Many of those cases may be connected to seasonal asthma. A type of allergy-induced asthma.
40 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on December 19, 2017
What Causes Asthma?

Allergies, Genetics, or Both: What Causes Asthma?

According to the NHLBI, the exact cause of asthma isn’t known.That being said, there are a couple theories about what causes asthma.
240 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on November 14, 2017
Asthma and Anxiety

How to Gain Control Over Asthma and Anxiety

Asthma and anxiety are closely linked. Unfortunately, anxiety, worry and stress do more harm than good. Learn how to banish anxiety and focus on recovery.
415 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on January 11, 2016
Asthma and Eczema

Making the Connection Between Asthma and Eczema

For a long time, doctors have been aware of the link between asthma and eczema, without understanding the exact reason.
190 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on April 2, 2015
Raising Awareness for Asthma

The Importance of Raising Awareness for Asthma

By raising awareness and adding your voice to the asthma advocacy movement, you can help ensure a better quality of life for all asthma sufferers
309 found this helpful by Anglea Finlay on January 14, 2015